Head Veterinary Surgeon – West London

Job Type
Reporting to


A rare opportunity has arisen for an experienced and ambitious vet to head up our much loved West London Practice. You will lead a strong and established team comprising of another full-time vet, two RVNs and two receptionists. The practice is beautifully designed; modern and welcoming and is fully equipped with digital x-ray, digital dental x-ray, surgical theatre with infusion pumps and multiparameter monitor, spacious kennels and two stunning consulting rooms. The practice is a vital part of the surrounding community and has an established and dedicated client base. You will see a wide-ranging mixture of first opinion work offering a great clinical caseload and be supported locally by Village Vet 24 for overnight care and London Veterinary Specialists for ease of referral for those really complex cases. The ideal candidate would be a strong all-rounder who’s strengths lie in client relationships, exceptional clinical standards, leadership and the desire to continue to expand an already successful practice.

45 hours per week

Out of hours at the Hampstead hospital limited to 3 Sundays per year (3 days in total), 1 bank holiday per (day back in lieu) Extreme Incident Vet rota (2 weeks per year).

Benefits include;

  • Highly competitive salary
  • 25 days per annum plus bank holidays plus Birthday Day.
  • RCVS fees paid
  • VDS Membership
  • £1000 CPD allowance with 5 days off to attend (Higher budget/courses negotiable)
  • Staff discount scheme
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Additional CPD for Clinical Coaches
  • Village Vet Bonus scheme
  • Linnaeus benefits such as cycle to work scheme
  • Free internal CPD

Support for personal development from Lead Clinical Director

Information About Us

Our Vision:

To be recognised as an exceptional and trusted provider of primary veterinary care to our patients and clients within the communities that we serve. Every patient, every client, every visit.

Village Vet is a progressive, forward thinking, premium veterinary group with small and medium sized first opinion practices, 4 large 24-hour hospitals and a referral centre. Village Vet is based in London, Hertfordshire and Cambridge. We believe in supporting and investing in our staff, investing in our facilities and ensuring that our clients and their pets receive only the very best, modern first opinion or specialist care. Our staff are motivated and encouraged to gain additional certifications across all levels of employment and we offer career progression within our group. We have a strong recognisable brand and we are looking for people who share our vision and our culture. We have over 300 staff members across our 32 sites and are very proud of our achievements and our reputation in the veterinary profession.

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